Saturday, March 17, 2007

Chivas USA tie Red Bulls

from Chivas Media Relations:

CARSON, Calif. - Chivas USA played to a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls in a preseason exhibition held this morning at The Home Depot Center's Track and Field Stadium. Chivas USA took the lead twice in the match through trialist Laurent Merlin and Chivas USA forward Matt Taylor, only to see the scoreline twice evened by the visitors, on goals from Todd Dunivant and Jozy Altidore. A full match report is below.

With its April 7 season opener less than a month away, Chivas USA plays its next preseason exhibition, versus rivals Real Salt Lake, this Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. PT at Granada Hills High School in Granada Hills, California. The match marks Chivas USA's first appearance in the San Fernando Valley, and the kick-off of Chivas USA's partnership with Southern California youth powerhouse Real So Cal. Tickets, starting at just $10, are on sale via

Real Salt Lake - including stars Jeff Cunningham, Eddie Pope, Jason Kreis and Freddy Adu - arrived Wednesday afternoon in Southern California and will train Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Granada Hills High School. On Friday, Real Salt Lake is scheduled to train at 10:00 a.m. at Cal State Northridge. Chivas USA, for its part, continues to train at The Home Depot Center's University Field 1 at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday and Friday. For more information, please visit or contact Chivas USA Communications.

Chivas USA 2:2 New York Red Bulls
MLS Preseason Exhibition - 14 March 2007 - 10:00 a.m. PT
The Home Depot Center, Track and Field Stadium - Carson, California

Scoring Summary:
CHV - Laurent Merlin (Ante Razov) 9
NYR - Todd Dunivant (Claudio Reyna) 53
CHV - Matt Taylor (Jorge Barrera) 69
NYR - Jozy Altidore (Marvell Wynne) 72


Chivas USA (4-4-2): Brad Guzan; Orlando Pérez (Jorge Barrera 46), Claudio Suárez (C), Jason Hernández, Lawson Vaughn; Francisco Mendoza, Jesse Marsch (Erasmo Solórzano 75), Sacha Kljestan (Takuya Yamada 60), Amado Guevara (John Cunliffe 60); Ante Razov (Maykel Galindo 60), Laurent Merlin (Matt Taylor 60).

Chivas USA Head Coach: Preki Radosavljevic.

New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Jon Conway; Eric Denton (John Wolyniec, 46), Todd Dunivant, Taylor Graham, Marvell Wynne; Seth Stammler, Dema Kovalenko, Dave van den Bergh, Claudio Reyna (C); Dane Richards (Sinisa Ubiparapovic, 70), Jozy Altidore.

New York Red Bulls Head Coach: Bruce Arena.

Referee: Ian Anderson
Assistants: Fabio Tovar; Frank Anderson
Weather: Clear, 68°F / 20°C

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Chivas tie Dynamo

Chivas USA scored a 1-1 tie against Houston Dynamo, in a game played at the Home Depot Center today..

Sunday, March 4, 2007

Chivas fall 2-1 to the Fire in Carson City.

The Chicago Fire edged Chivas USA, 2-1, at the Home Depot Center.

Friday, March 2, 2007

Chivas USA draw with Cal State Fullerton 3-3

Chivas USA draw with Cal State Fullerton 3-3.

Scoring Summary:
CHV - Anthony Hamilton (Carlos Borja), 1st Half
FUL - Gabriel Farfán (PK), 1st Half
CHV - Éder Robles (Carlos Borja), 1st Half
FUL - Gabriel Farfán (PK), 2nd Half
FUL - Pete Kingman (Jacob Shumway), 2nd Half
CHV - Anthony Hamilton (Chris Cortez), 2nd Half


Chivas USA (Starting Lineup ONLY, 4-4-2): Sam Reynolds; Andy O'Shea, Cameron Dunn, Desmond Brooks, Lyle Martin; Éder Robles, Erasmo Solórzano (C), Carlos Borja, Mohammed Sethi; Anthony Hamilton, Alex Chursky.

Monday, February 26, 2007

Chivas crushes Fresno Fuego 5-0.

Chivas USA, under new head coach Preki, earned a 5-0 win over the Fresno Fuego of the Premier Development League (PDL) in a preseason exhibition held this evening at Chukchansi Park in this Central Valley City.
First-year player John Cunliffe scored two goals and set up another, with new Chivas USA signing Alex Zotinca setting up the game's opening goal. Chivas USA goalkeeper Brad Guzan had to exit the game in the seventh minute with a gash on his chin that required stitches.
Chivas USA plays its next preseason game this Thursday, March 1 versus Cal State Fullerton at The Home Depot Center. For tickets or more information, please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1 or visit
Scoring Summary :CHV -- John Cunliffe (Alex Zotinca) 21CHV -- Matt Taylor 34CHV -- Lawson Vaughn (John Cunliffe) 45CHV -- John Cunliffe 46CHV -- Lyle Martin 68
Chivas USA: Brad Guzan (Preston Burpo 7); Alex Zotinca, Jason Hernández (Andy O'Shea 61), Claudio Suárez, Orlando Pérez (Cameron Dunn 61); Jorge Barrera (Rodrigo Lopez 61), Lawson Vaughn (Carlos Borja 61), Francisco Mendoza (Erasmo Solórzano 61) John Cunliffe (Éder Robles 61); Maykel Galindo (Antony Hamilton 61), Matt Taylor (Mohammed Sethi 61).

Saturday, February 24, 2007

Bornstein out for 6 weeks

Bornstein suffered the injury during training Thursday morning. Bornstein will now have to spend some six weeks on the sidelines. Bornstein was the 2006 Gatorade Rookie of the Year.

Sunday, February 18, 2007

Chivas USA fall to US Under 23, 2-0

Chivas USA lose in Preseason to US Under 23 by the score of 2-0.

The Chivas USA lineup was:

Chivas USA (1st Half): Brad Guzan; Jorge Barrera, Claudio Suárez, Jason Hernández, Orlando Pérez; Jonathan Bornstein, Jesse Marsch (Erasmo Solórzano, 32), Francisco Mendoza, Miguel Zepeda; Edwin Borboa, Maykel Galindo.

Chivas USA (2nd Half): Preston Burpo; Lyle Martin, Carlos Llamosa, Andy O'Shea, Cameron Dunn; Éder Robles, Carlos Borja, Erasmo Solórzano, Rodrigo López; Anthony Hamilton, John Cunliffe.